I've read good things about Pampa (99th & Amsterdam)
but just noticed in a posting here that someone's had
bad experiences there. Can anyone be more specific?
Love it? Hate it? What's good there, what's not?
While it's gone a little bit downhill in the past year,
it is still quite a good destination.
The steaks and rotisserie chicken are succulent,
wonderful, big and cheap...
The fries with garlic and parsley on them are
And the sangria is intoxicating (as all booze should
AND the proveletta -- basically a slab of grilled
provolone cheese -- is a scrumptious heart-attack
waiting to happen...
AND AND AND the crepes filled with dulche de leche (a
south american caramel delight) are WONDERFUL...
The downsides -- big waits (especially on saturday
nights), and sometimes difficult waitstaff...
But I think they are worth it, especially if you live
in the area...
re: Tom G.
Thanks, Tom -- on the basis of your note I went there
for dinner EARLY on Saturday night. Got there at 6:45
and the place was mobbed. But the guy up front was very
courteous and got us a table (for 2) right away. The
steak (shell) was terrific and the price was right. The
"panqueques" with dulce de leche should be illegal. All
in all, a good place to know about (our wine, an
Argentinian Cab. Sauv. called Santa Ana was delicious
and only about $10 a bottle. Could I possibly be right
about that?) By the way, the service